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Sri Lanka Air Force Continues its Relief Operations

Sri Lanka Air Force continues its relief operations

[May 30 2017]

Continuing with its contribution for ongoing relief operations, Sri Lanka Air Force deployed its Bell 212, Bell 412 and MI 17 helicopters and Y 12 aircraft to assist victims in Western, South, South Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces yesterday (29th May 2017), sates air force media.

Accordingly, SLAF had made more than 30 flight sorties to transport prepared meals, dry rations, medicine, rescue boats and other types of relief aid to the most affected areas in Kalawana, Weddagala, Kalutara, Bulathsinghala, Ayagama, Rathnapura, Baddegama, Wathurawa, Matara, Thawalama, and Yatigampitiya.

According to report, more than 19000 cooked meals, 14295kgs of dry rations, 14000 fresh water bottles and 8700 loafs of bread had been delivered by air to affected people on yesterday.

Furthermore, Air Forces had also evacuated 11 patients and two pregnant women to safe location yesterday.


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